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1. The Big Lebowski (1998)

R | 117 min | Comedy, Crime

8.2
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69 Metascore

"Dude" Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire Lebowski, seeks restitution for his ruined rug and enlists his bowling buddies to help get it.

Writers: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen | Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Julianne Moore, Steve Buscemi

2. Jarhead (2005)

R | 125 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.1
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58 Metascore

Based on former Marine Anthony Swofford's best-selling 2003 book about his pre-Desert Storm experiences in Saudi Arabia and about his experiences fighting in Kuwait.

Writers: William Broyles Jr., Anthony Swofford | Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jamie Foxx, Lucas Black, Scott MacDonald

3. W. (I) (2008)

PG-13 | 129 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.4
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56 Metascore

A chronicle on the life and presidency of George W. Bush.

Writer: Stanley Weiser | Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Banks, Ioan Gruffudd, Colin Hanks

4. The Manchurian Candidate (2004)

R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.6
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76 Metascore

In the midst of the Gulf War, soldiers are kidnapped and brainwashed for sinister purposes.

Writers: Richard Condon, George Axelrod, Daniel Pyne, Dean Georgaris | Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Denzel Washington, Liev Schreiber, Meryl Streep, Kimberly Elise

5. The Devil's Double (2011)

R | 109 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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52 Metascore

A chilling vision of the House of Saddam Hussein comes to life through the eyes of the man who was forced to become the double of Hussein's sadistic son.

Writers: Michael Thomas, Latif Yahia | Director: Lee Tamahori | Stars: Dominic Cooper, Ludivine Sagnier, Raad Rawi, Philip Quast

6. Three Kings (1999)

R | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.2
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82 Metascore

In the aftermath of the Persian Gulf War, 4 soldiers set out to steal gold that was stolen from Kuwait, but they discover people who desperately need their help.

Writers: John Ridley, David O. Russell | Director: David O. Russell | Stars: George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Ice Cube, Spike Jonze

7. The Jacket (2005)

R | 103 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

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44 Metascore

A Gulf war veteran is wrongly sent to a mental institution for insane criminals, where he becomes the object of a Doctor's experiments, and his life is completely affected by them.

Writers: Tom Bleecker, Marc Rocco, Massy Tadjedin | Director: John Maybury | Stars: Adrien Brody, Keira Knightley, Daniel Craig, Kris Kristofferson

8. Soldier's Girl (2003 TV Movie)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

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The true story of the price a young soldier paid for falling in love with a transsexual night-club performer.

Writer: Ron Nyswaner | Director: Frank Pierson | Stars: Troy Garity, Lee Pace, Andre Braugher, Shawn Hatosy

9. Courage Under Fire (1996)

R | 117 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.6
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77 Metascore

A US Army officer, despondent about a deadly mistake he made, investigates a female chopper commander's worthiness for the Medal of Honor.

Writer: Patrick Sheane Duncan | Director: Edward Zwick | Stars: Denzel Washington, Meg Ryan, Lou Diamond Phillips, Michael Moriarty

10. Towelhead (2007)

R | 124 min | Drama

7.0
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57 Metascore

A young Arab-American girl struggles with her sexual obsession, a bigoted Army reservist and her strict father during the Gulf War.

Writers: Alan Ball, Alicia Erian | Director: Alan Ball | Stars: Summer Bishil, Aaron Eckhart, Peter Macdissi, Chris Messina

11. In the Army Now (1994)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, War

4.6
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Two misguided youths join the reserves to make some money for their entrepreneurial dreams. No sooner than they finish basic training are they called up to do their part to save the free world.

Writers: Steve Zacharias, Jeff Buhai, Robbie Fox, Ken Kaufman, Stu Krieger, Daniel Petrie Jr., Fax Bahr, Adam Small | Director: Daniel Petrie Jr. | Stars: Pauly Shore, Lori Petty, Andy Dick, David Alan Grier

12. Redacted (2007)

R | 90 min | Crime, Drama, War

6.2
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52 Metascore

The devastating reconstruction of the rape and murder of a 15-year-old Iraqi girl by American soldiers in Samarra in 2006.

Writer: Brian De Palma | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Patrick Carroll, Rob Devaney, Izzy Diaz, Ty Jones

13. House of Saddam (2008 TV Mini-Series)

232 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.7
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A mini-series that explores the inner workings of Saddam Hussein's family and his relationship with his closest advisers.

Stars: Igal Naor, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Makram Khoury, Philip Arditti

14. Bravo Two Zero (1999 TV Movie)

R | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.9
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This is the true story of the most highly decorated British patrol since the Boer war: an eight man SAS team inserted behind Iraqi lines during the Gulf War in January 1991. Their mission ... See full summary »

Writers: Troy Kennedy-Martin, Andy McNab | Director: Tom Clegg | Stars: Sean Bean, Steve Nicolson, Rick Warden, Richard Graham

15. Live from Baghdad (2002 TV Movie)

Unrated | 108 min | Drama, War

7.4
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A group of CNN reporters wrestle with journalistic ethics and the life-and-death perils of reporting during the Gulf War.

Writers: Robert Wiener, Richard Chapman, John Patrick Shanley, Timothy J. Sexton | Director: Mick Jackson | Stars: Michael Keaton, Helena Bonham Carter, Joshua Leonard, Lili Taylor

16. The Pentagon Wars (1998 TV Movie)

R | 104 min | Comedy, War

7.2
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Story of a cover up in the military.

Writers: James Burton, Jamie Malanowski, Martyn Burke | Director: Richard Benjamin | Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Cary Elwes, Viola Davis, John C. McGinley

17. The One That Got Away (1996 TV Movie)

110 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.3
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The existence of the anti-Iraq coalition was threatened when Saddam targetted Israel. In order to keep Israel out of the war, and the coalition together the Scuds had to be stopped. SAS ... See full summary »

Writers: Paul Greengrass, Chris Ryan | Director: Paul Greengrass | Stars: Jody Abrahams, Nick Brimble, Simon Burke, David Clatworthy

18. Lessons of Darkness (1992)

Not Rated | 50 min | Documentary, Sci-Fi, War

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This film shows the disaster of the Kuwaitian oil fields in flames. In contrast to the common documentary film there are no comments and few interviews. What must have been the hell itself ... See full summary »

Writer: Werner Herzog | Director: Werner Herzog | Star: Werner Herzog

19. Contact (1992)

30 min | Short

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An American soldier and an Arab soldier confront each other during wartime in the desert, each hoping to kill the other. But in order to survive, they must lay down their arms and cooperate.

Writer: Jonathan Darby | Director: Jonathan Darby | Stars: Brad Bovee, Elias Koteas, Ken Lesco, Brad Pitt

20. Death of a President (2006)

R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.4
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49 Metascore

Years after the assassination of President George W. Bush in Chicago, an investigative documentary examines that as-yet-unsolved crime.

Writers: Gabriel Range, Simon Finch | Director: Gabriel Range | Stars: Hend Ayoub, Becky Ann Baker, George W. Bush, Brian Boland

21. George Carlin: Jammin' in New York (1992 TV Movie)

59 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.7
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When George Carlin is asked which HBO concert is his favorite, his answer is always, "Jammin' In New York." The reasons are several: It was his first HBO show done live; it was the first he... See full summary »

Writer: George Carlin | Director: Rocco Urbisci | Star: George Carlin

22. Gunner Palace (2004)

PG-13 | 85 min | Documentary, War

6.7
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70 Metascore

American soldiers of the 2/3 Field Artillery, a group known as the "Gunners," tell of their experiences in Baghdad during the Iraq War. Holed up in a bombed out pleasure palace built by Sadaam Hussein, the soldiers endured hostile situations some four months after President George W. Bush declared the end of major combat operations in the country.

Directors: Petra Epperlein, Michael Tucker | Stars: Bryant Davis, Devon Dixon, Javorn Drummond, Elliot Lovett

23. A Christmas Visitor (2002 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

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A father struggles with the past. A daughter fights for the future. A mother searches for answers. The Boyajians have not celebrated Christmas in 11 years. They lost their faith when they ... See full summary »

Writers: George Samerjan, David Saperstein | Director: Christopher Leitch | Stars: William Devane, Meredith Baxter, Dean McDermott, Reagan Pasternak

24. Dawn of the World (2008)

95 min | Drama, Romance, War

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The Mesopotamian Marshes, at the delta of the Euphrates and Tigris rivers, in the south of Iraq. This is where Mastour and Zahra grow up... See full synopsis »

Writer: Abbas Fahdel | Director: Abbas Fahdel | Stars: Karim Saleh, Hafsia Herzi, Hiam Abbass, Sayed Ragab

25. Trooper (2010)

93 min | Drama, Romance, War

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A story of a father and son, two veterans from two very different Wars, helping each other to get through each day, and heal the wounds of War.

Writer: Christopher Martini | Director: Christopher Martini | Stars: Max Martini, Robert Walden, Marisa Vitali, Craig Blair

26. Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem (2002 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Horror

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Over the course of two millenia, twelve men and women are linked together by an accursed book known as the Tome of Eternal Darkness.

Director: Denis Dyack | Stars: Michael Bell, Earl Boen, Cam Clarke, Neil Dickson

27. WrestleMania VII (1991 Video)

Sport

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WWF Title: Sgt. Slaughter vs. Hulk Hogan, WWF Intercontinental Title: Mr. Perfect vs. The Big Boss Man, WWF Tag Team Titles: The Hart Foundation vs. The Nasty Boys, Retirement Match: Randy ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Remus, Hulk Hogan, Ray Traylor, Curt Hennig

28. Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media (1992)

167 min | Documentary, Biography, War

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A film about the noted American linguist/political dissident and his warning about corporate media's role in modern propaganda.

Directors: Mark Achbar, Peter Wintonick | Stars: Noam Chomsky, Mark Achbar, Karin Aguilar-San Juan, Paul Andrews

29. Under Cover (1991– )

60 min | Drama, Thriller

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Short lived (six weeks) show about a husband-and-wife team of spies working for the National Intelligence Agency. The stories revolved around Dylan and Kate and their personal lives in ... See full summary »

Stars: Joher Coleman, Nick Faltas, Linda Purl, Adam Ageli

30. The Power of Nightmares: The Rise of the Politics of Fear (2004 TV Mini-Series)

157 min | Documentary, History

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78 Metascore

A series of three documentaries about the use of fear for political gain.

Stars: Ayman Al-Zawahiri, Osama bin Laden, Gilles Kepel, Sayyid Qutb

31. Fires of Kuwait (1992)

36 min | Documentary, Short

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After Saddam Hussein had the Kuwait Oil wells lit up, teams from all over the world fought those fires for months. They had to save the oil resources, as well as reduce air pollution. The ... See full summary »

Writer: David Douglas | Director: David Douglas | Star: Rip Torn

32. The Law of Enclosures (2000)

111 min | Drama

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Story of the same couple, first in their teenage years and then in their twilight years, paradoxically set in the same time during the backdrop of the Gulf War in the Middle East.

Writers: John Greyson, Dale Peck | Director: John Greyson | Stars: Sarah Polley, Diane Ladd, Brendan Fletcher, Sean McCann

33. Yana's Friends (1999)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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67 Metascore

Three parallel strories of immigrants in Tel Aviv during the Gulf War and about coming together while sealed in a room during the Scud attacks.

Writers: Arik Kaplun, Semyon Vinokur | Director: Arik Kaplun | Stars: Nir Levy, Evelyn Kaplun, Shmil Ben Ari, Mosko Alkalai

34. Closed Doors (1999)

107 min | Drama

6.7
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Writer: Atef Hetata | Director: Atef Hetata | Stars: Mahmoud Hemida, Sawsan Badr, Ahmed Azmi, Manal Afifi

35. Bush's Brain (2004)

PG-13 | 80 min | Documentary

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48 Metascore

An examination of political consultant Karl Rove's influence on George W. Bush's candidacy.

Writers: James C. Moore, Wayne Slater | Directors: Joseph Mealey, Michael Shoob | Stars: Cathy Bonner, Bruce Buchanan, Max Cleland, Shirley Cuff

36. Friday on My Mind (1992– )

50 min | Drama

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Stars: Robert Beach, Caroline Berry, David Calder, Christopher Eccleston

37. The Baby Doll Night (2008)

Drama

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Hossam returns home to Cairo for New Year's Eve after a year's separation from his wife. At the airport, his plans for a romantic night (and to conceive a child) are thwarted by several events, including a terrorist plot.

Writer: Abdel Hai Adib | Director: Adel Adeeb | Stars: Mahmoud Abdel Aziz, Ghada Abdel Razek, Ezzat Abou Aouf, Neville Archambault

38. The Lemon Tree (1993)

29 min | Documentary, Short

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The film reflects the pessimistic mood of the immediate post Gulf War era. It adapts a sad short story by the poet and former Arab League ambassador Ibrahim Shokrallah and intercuts it with... See full summary »

Director: Viola Shafik | Stars: Ali Bahzan, Azza Kamel

39. American Passport (1999)

82 min | Documentary, War

7.2
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Writer: Reed Paget | Director: Reed Paget

40. The Hidden Wars of Desert Storm (2001)

64 min | Documentary

7.6
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47 Metascore

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Writers: Audrey Brohy, Gerard Ungerman | Directors: Audrey Brohy, Gerard Ungerman | Stars: Ramsey Clark, John Hurt, Scott Ritter, Norman Schwarzkopf

41. Summerslam (1990 Video)

Action, Sport

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WWF Title (Cage Match) The Ultimate Warrior vs. Rick Rude, WWF Intercontinental Title: Mr. Perfect vs. The Texas Tornado, WWF Tag Team Titles (2 out of 3 Falls) Demolition vs. The Hart ... See full summary »

Stars: Jim Hellwig, Rick Rude, Hulk Hogan, John Tenta

42. The Song of the Siren (1994)

90 min | Romance, Comedy

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The Gulf War, January 1991. Talila Katz, a yuppie Tel-Avivian advertizer falls in love with a clumsy food engineer called Noah Ne'eman. Their weird love story reflects the Gulf War in ... See full summary »

Writer: Irit Linur | Director: Eytan Fox | Stars: Dalit Kahan, Boaz Gur-Lavi, Yair Lapid, Orly Silbersatz Banai

43. Eye of the Storm (1992)

67 min | Drama

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Writer: John Shepherd | Director: Robert Marcarelli | Stars: Joanne Baron, Jeff Conaway, Billy Graham, Ted Hollis

44. War Stories (I) (2009)

113 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.2
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For Tim Curtright, life in his quiet Kansas hometown seems boringly ordinary. For Tim, his gay best-friend, Austin, and girlfriend, Laura, life consists as a series of school projects, ... See full summary »

Writer: Lee M. Whitman | Director: Lee M. Whitman | Stars: Chelsea Anders, Mark Ayesh, Samantha Booth, Gene Bowen

45. Desert Storm: The War Begins (1991 TV Movie)

75 min | Documentary, War

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Writers: Bob Bahr, Stacy Jolna | Stars: Bernard Shaw, Cliff Acree, Hafez al-Assad, Nayirah al-Sabah

46. We Iraqis (2004)

52 min | Documentary

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Living in exile in France for the past 25 years, Abbas Fahdel last year made Retour à Babylone, the occasion to return home, be reunited with his childhood friends and explore a reality ... See full summary »

Writer: Abbas Fahdel | Director: Abbas Fahdel | Stars: Mowafak Abed-Salih, George W. Bush, El-Hiti, Abbas Fahdel

47. Auge/Maschine (2001 TV Movie)

25 min | Documentary, Short

6.1
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Writer: Harun Farocki | Director: Harun Farocki

48. Back to Babylon (2002)

52 min | Documentary

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Back in his home town of Babylon after a long exile, the Iraqi-born director Abbas Fahdel asks himself: "What has become of my friends? What has life here made of them? What would my life ... See full summary »

Writer: Abbas Fahdel | Director: Abbas Fahdel | Stars: Abbas Fahdel, Sami Kaftan, Mohamed Abdel-Kader, Riad Hassan

49. Dead to Rights (2003)

Thriller

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A Gulf War veteran returns home and while attempting to make peace with his past, gets caught up in a deadly triangle involving two very sexy, very dangerous women.

Writer: Steven Kohl | Director: Steven Kohl | Stars: Valerie Mikita, Tony Czyzyk, Heather Frayne, Peter H. Simon

50. The Horrors of War (1992 Video)

70 min | Documentary, War

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Writer: Paul Kiener | Director: Paul Kiener | Stars: Joe Lyons, Shaikh Saud Nasir Al-Sabah, George Bush, Michael Dugan